Dr. Bruce Smith Lieberman, Ph.D.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics - Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, KU Biodiversity Institute
Professor and Senior Curator
Primary office:
785.864.2741
Dyche Hall, 701A
University of Kansas
1345 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045-7613
Second office:



Summary

Dr. Bruce Lieberman is a paleontologist and evolutionary biologist interested in macroevolution and the evolutionary history of invertebrates.

Teaching Interests

  • Invertebrate paleontology
  • Macroevolution
  • Paleobiology
  • Biogeography
  • Phylogenetics
  • History of life

Research

My research uses the fossil record of arthropods, especially trilobites, but also other taxa including mollusks, to reconstruct evolutionary patterns in order to gain insight into the nature of the evolutionary process. I am particularly interested in research approaches that use biogeography, phylogenetics, and ecological niche modeling. I have also considered various topics in macroevolutionary theory including levels of selection, punctuated equilibria and mechanisms of stasis, evolutionary and adaptive radiations, the role abiotic as opposed to biotic factors play in governing macroevolution, and the effects of past, present, and future climate change on ecology and evolution. In addition, my research focuses on macroevolutionary patterns and processes during key episodes in the history of life such as the Cambrian radiation, the end Ordovician mass extinction, and the Late Devonian biodiversity crisis.

Research Interests

  • Invertebrate paleontology
  • Macroevolution
  • Paleobiology
  • Biogeography
  • Phylogenetics

Selected Publications

Lieberman, Bruce S., and Julien Kimmig. Museums, Paleontology, and a Biodiversity Science Based Approach. Conference Proceedings. Edited by Gary Rosenberg. Museums at the Forefront of the History and Philosophy of Geology: History Made, History in the Making. Vol. 535. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America Press, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1130/2018.2535(22).
Strotz, L., M. Simoes, M. Girard, L. Breitkreuz, J. Kimmig, and B. S. Lieberman. “Getting Somewhere with the Red Queen: Chasing a Biologically Relevant Definition.” Journal Articles. Biology Letters 14, no. 5 (2, 2018): 20170734. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2017.0734.
Kimmig, Julien, Ron C Meyer, and Bruce S Lieberman. “Herpetogaster from the Early Cambrian (Series 2: Stage 4) of Nevada and Its Implications for the Early Evolution of Deuterostomes.” Journal Articles. Geological Magazine 155 (30, 2018): 172–78. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0016756818000389.
Evans, Kevin R, Lawrence W McKenna, Bruce S Lieberman, W D Weichert, and K G MacLeod. “Geology of the Nelson Limestone, Postel Nunatak, Patuxent Range, Antarctica.” Journal Articles. Antarctic Science 30 (April 2018): 29–43. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954102017000396.
Pates, Stephen, Allison C Daley, and Bruce S Lieberman. “Hurdiid Radiodontans from the Middle Cambrian of Utah.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology 92 (February 12, 2018): 99–113. https://doi.org/10.1017/jpa.2017.11.
Melott, Adrian L, Anthony Pivarunas, Joseph G Meert, and Bruce S Lieberman. “Does the Planetary Dynamo Go Cycling On? Re-Examining the Evidence for Cycles in Magnetic Reversal Rate.” Journal Articles. International Journal of Astrobiology 17 (January 1, 2018). https://doi.org/10.1017/S1473550417000040.
Lieberman, Bruce S. “Presentation of the 2016 Schuchert Award of the Paleontological Society to Alycia L. Stigall.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology 91 (October 1, 2017): 1353. https://doi.org/10.1017/jpa.2017.117.
Simoes, Marianna, Bruce S Lieberman, Jorge Soberon, and Andrew Town Peterson. “Testing Environmental Correlates of Clines in Clades: An Example from Cassidine Beetles.” Journal Articles. Insect Conservation and Diversity 10 (October 1, 2017): 462–72. https://doi.org/10.1111/icad.12250.
Lieberman, Bruce S., Julien Kimmig, and Erin E. Saupe. “Digitizing Fossils to Enhance Macroevolutionary Research: The Paleoniches and Cretaceous World Thematic Collections Networks.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, Abstracts with Programs, July 24, 2017. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2017AM/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/298736 .
Strotz, Luke C., Erin E. Saupe, Julien Kimmig, and Bruce S. Lieberman. “Relating Ecology to Macroevolution Using Metabolic Rates of Neogene Mollusc Communities.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, Abstracts with Programs, July 24, 2017. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2017AM/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/301246 .
Kimmig, Julien, Luke C Strotz, and Bruce S Lieberman. “The Stalked Filter Feeder Siphusauctum Lloydguntheri n. Sp. from the Middle Cambrian (Series 3: Stage 5) Spence Shale of Utah: Its Biological Affinities and Taphonomy.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology 91 (July 7, 2017): 902–10. https://doi.org/10.1017/jpa.2017.57.
Lieberman, Bruce S. “Trilobites, Contingency, and Predictability in the History of Life: The Relevance of Volatility to Macroevolution.” Abstracts. 6th International Conference on Trilobites and Their Relatives, Tallinn, Estonia, Abstracts with Programs, June 9, 2017, 26–27. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2017AM/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/298736 .
Lieberman, Bruce S, Richard Kurkewicz, Heather C Shinogle, Julien Kimmig, and Breandan A MacGabhann. “Disc-Shaped Fossils Resembling Porpitids or Eldonids from the Early Cambrian (Series 2: Stage 4) of Nevada, U.S.A. .” Journal Articles. PeerJ 5, no. e3312 (May 6, 2017). https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3312.
Evans, Kevin R., Bruce S. Lieberman, Lawrence W. McKenna III, D. W. Weichert, and Kenneth G. MacLeod. “Late Middle Cambrian (Stage 3) Shallow Shelf Succession in the Patuxent Range, Antarctica.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Northeast/Northcentral Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Abstracts with Programs, March 22, 2017. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2017NE/webprogram/Paper290647.html.
Lieberman, Bruce S. “Pattern versus Processes and Hierarchies: Revisiting Eternal Metaphors in Macroevolutionary Theory.” Book Chapters. In Evolutionary Theory: A Hierarchical Perspective. University of Chicago Press., edited by Niles Eldrege, Telmo Pievani, Emanuele Serrelli, and Ilya Temkin, 29–46. University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Lieberman, Bruce S, and Erin E Saupe. “Palaeoniches Get Stiches: Analyses of Niches Informing Macroevolutionary Theory.” Journal Articles. Lethaia 49 (April 25, 2016): 149–59.
Simoes, M., L. Breitkreuz, M. Alvarado, S. Baca, J. C. Cooper, L. Heins, K. Herzog, and B. S. Lieberman. “The Evolving Theory of Evolutionary Radiations.” Journal Articles. Trends in Ecology & Evolution (TREE) 31 (January 1, 2016): 27–34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2015.10.007.
Lieberman, Bruce S., Jonathan R. Hendricks, Alycia L. Stigall, Una C Farrell, and James H. Beach. “Digital Fossils: ThereΓÇÖs an App for That.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, Abstracts with Programs, August 2, 2015. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2015AM/webprogram/Paper261885.html  .
Heins, Liam, Mark T. Holder, and Bruce S. Lieberman. “Maximum Likelihood and Triloibtes: A New Approach to Phylogenetic Analyses of Fossil Taxa.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, Abstracts with Programs, August 2, 2015. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2015AM/webprogram/Paper270208.html .
Casey, Michelle, Erin E. Saupe, and Bruce S. Lieberman. “The Biogeography of Sluggish Evolution: The Impact of Geographic Range Size on Extinction Selectivity in Pennsylvanian Brachiopods of the North American Midcontinent.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, Abstracts with Programs, August 2, 2015. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2015AM/webprogram/Paper261884.html  .
Hendricks, Jonathan R, Alycia L. Stigall, and Bruce S. Lieberman. “The Digital Atlas of Ancient Life: Delivering Information on Paleontology and Biogeography via the Web.” Journal Articles. Paleontologia Electronica 18, no. 2.3E (July 2015).
Saupe, Erin E, Huijie Qiao, Jonathan R Hendricks, Roger W Portell, Stephen J Hunter, Jorge Soberon, and Bruce S Lieberman. “Niche Breadth and Geographic Range Size as Determinants of Species Survival on Geological Time Scales.” Journal Articles. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24 (May 8, 2015): 1159–69. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb. 12333.
Myers, C. E., A. L. Stigall, and B. S. Lieberman. “PaleoENM: Applying Ecological Niche Modeling to the Fossil Record.” Journal Articles. Paleobiology 41, no. 2 (1, 2015): 226–44. https://doi.org/10.1017/pab.2014.19.
Casey, Michelle C, Perry Kennard, and Bruce S Lieberman. “Introduction to the Trilobites: Morphology, Macroevolution and More. An Exercise for Middle School Students.” Web Publishing (article, blog, etc.), November 2014. http://phylo.bio.ku.edu/fossil/?page_id=179.
Saupe, E. E., J. R. Hendricks, R. W. Portell, H. J. Dowsett, A. Haywood, S. J. Hunter, and B. S. Lieberman. “Macroevolutionary Consequences of Climate Change on Niche Evolution in Marine Mollusks over the Past 3 Million Years.” Journal Articles. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B 281 (September 8, 2014): 1995–2003. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.1995.
Lieberman, Bruce S, and Adrian L Melott. “Declining Volatility, a Macroevolutionary Property of Disparate Systems: From Fossils, to Stocks, to the Stars.” Abstracts. 4th International Palaeontological Congress, Mendoza, Argentina, Abstracts with Programs, p. 291, August 2014, 291.
Casey, Michelle M., Una C. Farrell, and Bruce S. Lieberman. “Data, Digitization, and Discovery in the Paleoniches-TCN. .” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Abstracts with Programs, July 16, 2014. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2014AM/webprogram/Paper242436.html  .
Casey, Michelle C, and Bruce S Lieberman. “Introduction to the Trilobites: Morphology, Macroevolution and More.” Web Publishing (article, blog, etc.), February 2014. http://phylo.bio.ku.edu/fossil/?page_id=147 and http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/paleo/activities/79291.html.
Casey, Michelle M, and Bruce S. Lieberman. “Beyond Memorization: An Intermediate-Level Paleontology Activity That Integrates Anatomy, Ecology, and Macroevolutionary Theory Using Trilobites.” Journal Articles. Evolution: Education and Outreach 7, no. 20 (2014): 1–10. http://www.evolution-outreach.com/content/7/1/20.
Saupe, E. E., J. R. Hendricks, A. T. Peterson, and B. S. Lieberman. “Climate Change and Marine Molluscs of the Western North Atlantic: Future Prospects and Perils.” Journal Articles. Journal of Biogeography 41 (2014): 1352–66. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12289.
Hendricks, Jonathan R, Una C Farrell, and Bruce S Lieberman. “Digital Atlas of Ancient Life.” Web Publishing (article, blog, etc.), January 2014. http://www.digitalatlasofancientlife.org/    http://www.pennsylvanianatlas.org/ .
Gapp, I. W., and B. S. Lieberman. “New Olenelloid Trilobites from the Northwest Territories, Canada.” Journal Articles. Zootaxa 3866, no. 4 (2014): 479–98.
Lieberman, B. S., and N. Eldredge. “What Is Punctuated Equilibrium? What Is Macroevolution?” Journal Articles. Trends in Ecology & Evolution (TREE) 29 (2014): 185–86.
Myers, C. E., A. MacKenzie III, and B. S. Lieberman. “A GIS Approach to Studying Greenhouse Biogeography: Invasion and Extinction in the Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway.” Journal Articles. Paleobiology, no. 39 (2013): 135–48.
Lieberman, B. S. “Adaptive Radiations in the Context of Macroevolutionary Theory.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Abstracts with Programs, 2013. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2013AM/webprogram/Paper228577.html .
Hendricks, J. R., A. L. Stigall, R. W. Portell, E. E. Saupe, and B. S. Lieberman. “Biogeographic Responses of Mollusk Species to Plio-Pleistocene Environmental Change in the Western Atlantic.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Abstracts with Programs, , 2013. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2013AM/webprogram/Paper229758.html .
Lieberman, B. S., and A. L. Melott. “Declining Volatility, a General Property of Disparate Systems: From Fossils, to Stocks, to the Stars.” Journal Articles. Palaeontology 56 (2013): 1297–1304. https://doi.org/10.1111/pala.12017.
Alvaro, J. Javier, P. Ahlberg, L. E. Babcock, O. L. Bordonaro, D. K. Choi, R. A. Cooper, G. K. Ergaliev, et al. “Global Cambrian Trilobite Paleobiogeography.” Book Chapters. In Early Palaeozoic Biogeography, edited by D. Harper and T. Servais, 38:273–96. Geological Society of London, 2013.
Myers, C., A. L. Stigall, and B. S. Lieberman. “Paleo-ENM: A Valuable Quantitative Tool for Studying the Coevolution of the Earth and Life.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Abstracts with Programs, 2013. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2013AM/webprogram/Paper229031.html  .
Saupe, E. E., J. R. Hendricks, R. W. Portell, H. J. Dowsett, A. Haywood, S. Hunter, and B. S. Lieberman. “Paleo-ENM: Macroevolutionary Consequences of Profound Climate Change on Niche Evolution: An Examination of Marine Molluscs over the Past 3 Million Years.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Abstracts with Programs, 2013. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2013AM/webprogram/Paper229951.html.
Lieberman, B. S. “Adaptive Radiations in the Context of Macroevolutionary Theory: A Paleontological Perspective.” Journal Articles. Evolutionary Biology, no. 39 (2012): 181–91.
Lieberman, B. S. “Biogeography: The Geography of Evolution.” Journal Articles. Evolution: Education and Outreach 5, no. 4 (2012).
Gapp, I. W., M. T. Holder, and B. S. Lieberman. “Comparing and Contrasting Parsimony and Maximum Likelihood Approaches to Paleontological Phylogenetics Using Trilobites as a Model System.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, 2012. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2012AM/finalprogram/abstract_211368.htm.
Lieberman, B. S., and A. L. Melott. “Declining Volatility, a Macroevolutionary Property of Disparate Systems: From Fossils, to Stocks, to the Stars.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2012. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2012AM/finalprogram/abstract_208090.htm  .
Abe, F. R., and B. S. Lieberman. “Quantifying Morphological Change during an Evolutionary Radiation of Devonian Trilobites.” Journal Articles. Paleobiology 2, no. 38 (2012): 292–307.
Marshall, A. Olcott, R. L. Wehrbein, B. S. Lieberman, and C. P. Marshall. “Raman Spectroscopic Investigations of Burgess Shale-Type Preservation: A New Way Forward.” Journal Articles. Palaios, no. 27 (2012): 288–92.
Peterson, A. T., and B. S. Lieberman. “SpeciesΓÇÖ Geographic Distributions through Time: Playing Catchup with Changing Climates.” Journal Articles. Evolution Education and Outreach, no. 5 (2012): 569–81. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12052-012-0385-2.
Lieberman, B. S. “The Geography of Evolution and the Evolution of Geography.” Journal Articles. Evolution Education and Outreach, no. 5 (2012): 521–25. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12052-012-0414-1.
Gapp, I. W., C. R. Congreve, and B. S. Lieberman. “Unraveling the Phylogenetic Relationships of the Eccoptochilinae, an Enigmatic Array of Ordovician Cheirurid Trilobites.” Journal Articles. PLoS One 7, no. 11 (2012): e49115. http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0049115.
Lieberman, B. S., and A. L. Melott. “Whilst This Planet Goes Cycling on: What Role for Periodic Astronomical Phenomena in Large Scale Patterns in the History of Life?” Book Chapters. In Earth and Life: Global Biodiversity, Extinction Intervals, and Biogeographic Perturbations Through Time, edited by J. Talent, 37–50. Springer, Berlin: International Year of Planet Earth, 2012.
Wehrbein, R. L., C. P. Marshall, J. P. Lin, B. S. Lieberman, and A. O. Marshell. “Application of Raman Spectroscopy on Burgess Shale Type Preservation.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2011. http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2011AM/finalprogram/abstract_196224.htm .
Gapp, I. W., M. T. Holder, and B. S. Lieberman. “Building Phylogenetic Trees for Trilobites Using Maximum Likelihood.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2011. http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2011AM/finalprogram/abstract_195121.htm .
Saupe, E. E., J. R. Hendricks, P. Halloran, and B. S. Lieberman. “Climate Change and Marine Mollusks: A Tale of Invasions, Immigration, and Extirpation.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2011. http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2011AM/finalprogram/abstract_193018.htm .
Lieberman, B. S., and P. Cartwright. “Macroevolutionary Patterns and Processes during the Cambrian Radiation: Integrating Evidence from Fossils and Molecules.” Journal Articles. A├ooreana, no. 7 (2011): 15–38.
Gapp, I. W., B. S. Lieberman, M. C. Pope, and K. Dilliard. “New Olenelline Trilobites from the Northwest Territories, Canada, and the Phylogenetic Placement of Judomia Absita.” Journal Articles. Zootaxa, no. 2918 (2011): 15–28.
Congreve, C. R., and B. S. Lieberman. “Phylogenetic and Biogeographic Analysis of Sphaerexochine Trilobites.” Journal Articles. PloS One, no. 6 (2011): e21304.
Wiley, E. O., and B. S. Lieberman. Phylogenetics. Books. New York: J. Wiley & Sons, 2011.
Lieberman, B. S. “Presentation of the 2008 Paleontological Society Medal to Niles Eldredge.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 85 (2011): 806.
Congreve, C. R., and B. S. Lieberman. “Quantifying Catastrophe: Estimating Speciation Rates and Extinction Rates in Trilobites during the End Ordovician Mass Extinction Event.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2011. http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2011AM/finalprogram/abstract_194205.htm.
Myers, C., and B. S. Lieberman. “Sharks That Pass in the Night: Using GIS to Investigate Competition in the Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway.” Journal Articles. Proceedings of the Royal Society, no. 278 (2011): 681–89. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2010.1617.
Lieberman, B. S. “Tempo and Mode in Evolution Reframed in the Light of Phylogenetic Thinking.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2011. http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2011AM/finalprogram/abstract_192169.htm.
Congreve, Curtis R, Ian Wes Gapp, and Bruce S Lieberman. “Trilobites Life Desk: Encylopedia of Life.” Web Publishing (article, blog, etc.), 2011. http:// http://trilobites.lifedesks.org/ .
Myers, C., and B. S. Lieberman. “True Is It That We Have Seen Better Days? Biogeography and Survivorship in the Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2011. http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2011AM/finalprogram/abstract_193018.htm .
Dilliard, K., M. C. Pope, S. T. Hasiotis, and B. S. Lieberman. “Active Synsedimentary Tectonism on a Mixed Carbonate-Siliciclastic Continental Margin: Third-Order Sequence Stratigraphy of a Ramp to Basin Transition, Lower Sekwi Formation, Selwyn Basin, Northwest Territories, Canada.” Journal Articles. Sedimentology, no. 57 (2010): 513–42.
Lieberman, B. S. “From Natural History to Biodiversity Studies: Paleontological Data Enabling New Syntheses in Ecology and Evolution.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2010. http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2010AM/finalprogram/abstract_177220.htm .
Lieberman, B. S. “Macroevolution: On the Birth, Death, and Persistence of Species.” Abstracts. Third International Paleontological Congress, 2010, 190.
Congreve, C. R., and B. S. Lieberman. “Mass Extinctions as Large-Scale Analogues of Species Turnover: A Study of the End Ordovician Mass Extinction Event.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2010. http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2010AM/finalprogram/abstract_178181.htm .
Abe, F. R., B. S. Lieberman, M. C. Pope, and K. Dilliard. “New Information on Olenelline Trilobites from the Early Cambrian Sekwi Formation, Northwestern Canada.” Journal Articles. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, no. 47 (2010): 1445–49.
Yu-nan, W., H. Di-ying, and B. S. Lieberman. “New Isoxys (Arthropoda) from the Cambrian Mantou Formation, Shandong Province.” Journal Articles. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, no. 49 (2010): 398–406.
Congreve, C. R., and B. S. Lieberman. “Phylogenetic and Biogeographic Analysis of Deiphonine Trilobites.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 84 (2010): 128–36.
Lieberman, B. S., and R. A. Kaesler. Prehistoric Life: Evolution and the Fossil Record. Books. Oxford, UK: Wiley/Blackwell Scientific, 2010.
Marshall, A. Olcott, B. S. Lieberman, and C. P. Marshall. “Raman Spectroscopic Insights into Burgess Shale-Type Preservation.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2010. http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2010AM/finalprogram/abstract_180540.htm .
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book Comparative Biogeography: Discovering and Classifying Biogeographical Patterns of a Dynamic Earth.” Book Reviews. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 2010.
Lieberman, B. S., and T. S. Karim. “Tracing the Trilobite Tree from the Root to the Tips: A Model Marriage of Fossils and Phylogeny.” Journal Articles. Arthropod Structure & Development, no. 39 (2010): 111–23.
Myers, C., and B. S. Lieberman. “Using GIS to Investigate Bias in the Fossil Record: A Case Study of the Late Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway of North America.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2010. http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2010AM/finalprogram/abstract_178225.htm . .
Congreve, C. R., and B. S. Lieberman. “Biogeographic and Phylogenetic Patterns of Two Groups of Cheirurid Trilobites during the End Ordovician Mass Extinction.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2009.
Lieberman, B. S. “Darwin, Geology, and the Growth of Macroevolutionary Theory.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2009.
Lieberman, B. S. “Macroevolution and Paleontology: Expanding Darwinism.” Abstracts. DarwinΓÇÖs Mistake, 2009.
Gapp, I. W., and B. S. Lieberman. “New Insights into the Evolutionary History and Biogeography of the Early Cambrian Olenelline Trilobites.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2009.
Moore, R. A., and B. S. Lieberman. “Preservation of Early and Middle Cambrian Soft-Bodied Arthropods from the Pioche Shale, Nevada, USA.” Journal Articles. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, no. 277 (2009): 57–62.
Marshall, C. P., A. O. Marshall, and B. S. Lieberman. “Raman Imaging of Early and Middle Cambrian Soft-Bodied Arthropods from the Pioche Shale, Nevada, U.S.A.” Abstracts. Walcott, 2009, Charles D. Walcott and the Discovery of the Burgess Shale, 2009. http://burgess-shale.info/abstract/marshall.
Myers, C., and B. S. Lieberman. “Testing the Controls on SpeciesΓÇÖ Distributions in the Fossil Record: Competition and Biogeography in the Western Interior Seaway.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2009.
Abe, F. R., and B. S. Lieberman. “The Nature of Evolutionary Radiations: A Case Study Involving Devonian Trilobites.” Journal Articles. Evolutionary Biology, no. 36 (2009): 225–34.
Abe, F., and B. S. Lieberman. “The Nature of Evolutionary Radiations: Abiotic Factors as Mechanisms.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2009.
Lieberman, B. S. “Emerging Syntheses between Palaeobiogeography and Macroevolutionary Theory.” Journal Articles. Edited by G. R. Shi, D. McCann, J. Talent, and R. Peirson. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 120, no. 1 (2008): 51–57.
Briggs, D. E., B. S. Lieberman, J. R. Hendricks, S. L. Halgedahl, and R. D. Jarrard. “Middle Cambrian Arthropods from Utah.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 82 (2008): 238–54.
Hendricks, J. R., and B. S. Lieberman. “New Phylogenetic Insights into the Cambrian Radiation of Arachnomorph Arthropods.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 82 (2008): 585–94.
Lieberman, B. S. “Olenellina (Trilobita).” Encyclopedia/Dictionary Entries. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology. New York, NY, 2008.
Congreve, C. R., and B. S. Lieberman. “Phylogenetic and Biogeographic Analysis of Ordovician Homalonotid Trilobites.” Journal Articles. The Open Paleontology Journal, no. 1 (2008): 24–32.
Lieberman, B. S., and N. Eldredge. “Punctuated Equilibria.” Web Publishing (article, blog, etc.). Scholarpedia, 2008. http://www.scholarpedia.org/article/Punctuated_equilibria.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters.” Book Reviews. Evolution Education and Outreach, 2008.
Lieberman, B. S. “Stephen Jay GouldΓÇÖs Evolving, Hierarchical Thoughts on Stasis.” Book Chapters. In Stephen Jay Gould: Reflections on His View of Life, edited by W. D. Allmon, P. Kelley, and R. Ross, 227–41. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.
Abe, F., and B. S. Lieberman. “Studying Tempo and Mode in Evolutionary Radiations: An Integrated, Quantitative Approach.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2008.
Lieberman, B. S. “The Cambrian Radiation of Bilaterians: Evolutionary Origins and Palaeontological Emergence; Earth History Change and Biotic Factors.” Journal Articles. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, no. 258 (2008): 180–88.
Lieberman, B. S. “The Fossil Contribution for Understanding Metazoan Evolution.” Abstracts. 27th Congresso Brasileiro de Zoologia, 2008.
Meert, J. G., and B. S. Lieberman. “The Neoproterozoic Assembly of Gondwana and Its Relationship to the Ediacaran-Cambrian Radiation.” Journal Articles. Gondwana Research, no. 14 (2008): 5–21.
Hedricks, J. R., B. S. Lieberman, and A. L. Stigall. “Using GIS to Study the Paleobiogeography of Soft-Bodied Cambrian Arthropods.” Journal Articles. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, and Palaeoecology, no. 264 (2008): 163–75.
Hendricks, Jonathan R, and Bruce S Lieberman. “UtahΓÇÖs Cambrian Life.” Web Publishing (article, blog, etc.), 2008. http://www.kumip.ku.edu/cambrianlife  .
Moore, R. A., S. C. McKenzie, and B. S. Lieberman. “A Carboniferous Synziphosurine (Xiphosura) from the Bear Gulch Limestone, Montana, USA.” Journal Articles. Palaeontology, no. 50 (2007): 1–7.
Hendricks, J. R., and B. S. Lieberman. “Biogeography and the Cambrian Radiation of Arachnomorph Arthropods.” Journal Articles. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists, no. 34 (2007): 461–71.
Lieberman, B. S., and A. L. Melott. “Considering the Case for Biodiversity Cycles: Reexamining the Evidence for Periodicity in the Fossil Record.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2007.
Lieberman, B. S., and A. L. Melott. “Considering the Case for Biodiversity Cycles: Reexamining the Evidence for Periodicity in the Fossil Record.” Journal Articles. PLoS One, no. 2(8) e759 (2007): 1–9.
Cartwright, P., S. L. Halgedahl, J. R. Hendricks, R. D. Jarrard, A. C. Marques, A. G. Collins, and B. S. Lieberman. “Exceptionally Preserved Jellyfishes from the Middle Cambrian.” Journal Articles. PLoS ONE, no. 2(10) e1121 (2007): 1–7.
Lieberman, B. S. “Exploring Major Patterns in the History of Animal Life.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Joint North Central/South Central Sectional Meeting, 2007.
Abe, F., and B. S. Lieberman. “Investigating Evolutionary Radiations Using Morphometrics, Biogeography, and Speciation Rates: A Case Study Involving Devonian Trilobites.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2007.
Lieberman, B. S., and S. T. Hasiotis. “Memorial to Roger L. Kaesler (1937-2007).” Journal Articles. Geological Society of America Memorials, no. 36 (2007): 31–34.
Lieberman, B. S., W. Miller III, and N. Eldredge. “Paleontological Patterns, Macroecological Dynamics and the Evolutionary Process.” Journal Articles. Evolutionary Biology, no. 34 (2007): 28–48.
Lieberman, B. S., and A. L. Melott. “Spectral Analysis of Biodiversity Cycles and Galactic Dynamics.” Abstracts. American Physical Society April Meeting, 2007.
Dilliard, K., M. C. Pope, M. Coniglio, S. T. Hasiotis, and B. S. Lieberman. “Stable Isotope Geochemistry of the Lower Cambrian Sekwi Formation, Northwest Territories, Canada: Implications for Ocean Chemistry and Secular Curve Generation.” Journal Articles. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, no. 256 (2007): 174–94.
Hendricks, J., B. S. Lieberman, and A. Stigall. “Using GIS to Study the Paleobiogeography and Macroevolution of Soft-Bodied Cambrian Arthropods.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2007.
Lieberman, B. S. “Biogeographic Patterns and Evolutionary Processes during the Cambrian Radiation.” Abstracts. Ancient Life and Modern Approaches: Abstracts of the Second International Palaeontological Congress, 2006, 207–8.
Abe, F., and B. S. Lieberman. “Biogeography and Rates of Evolution during a Taxic Radiation: Calmoniid Trilobites (Devonian) of the Malvinokaffric Realm.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2006.
Hendricks, J. R., S. L. Halgedahl, B. S. Lieberman, and R. D. Jarrard. “Crown-Group Cnidarians from the Cambrian of Utah.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2006.
Dilliard, K., G. Hart, J. Vervoort, M. Pope, B. S. Lieberman, and S. T. Hasiotis. “Determination of Sr-Isotope Composition of the Lower Cambrian Sekwi Formation, Northwest Territories, Canada, Using Solution Chemistry and Laser Ablation.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2006.
Hendricks, J. R., and B. S. Lieberman. “New Insights into the Cambrian Radiation: Phylogenetic Patterns in Cambrian Arachnomorphs (Arthropoda).” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2006.
Stigall, A. L., and B. S. Lieberman. “Quantitative Paleobiogeography: GIS, Phylogenetic Biogeographic Analysis, and Conservation Insights.” Journal Articles. Journal of Biogeography, no. 33 (2006): 2051–60.
Lieberman, B. S., and J. Lipps. “Reconstructing the Cambrian Radiation.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2006.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book Biogeography: An Ecological and Evolutionary Approach.” Book Reviews. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 2006.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book Charles Darwin, Geologist.” Book Reviews. Quarterly Review of Biology, 2006.
Cartwright, P., and B. S. Lieberman. “Science Challenged.” Periodicals (newsletter, magazine, etc.). Lawrence Journal-World, 7, 2005.
Briggs, D. E., B. S. Lieberman, S. L. Halgedahl, and R. D. Jarrard. “A New Vetulicolian from the Middle Cambrian of Utah and the Phylogenetic Position of a Problematic Group.” Journal Articles. Palaeontology, no. 48 (2005): 681–86.
Lieberman, B. S. “Earth History Change: The Pacemaker of Evolution.” Book Chapters. In Paleobiogeography: Generating New Insights into the Coevolution of the Earth and Its Biota, edited by B. S. Lieberman and A. Stigall Rode, 5–13. Lawrence, KS: Paleontological Society, 2005.
Lieberman, B. S. “Geobiology and Paleobiogeography: Tracking the Coevolution of the Earth and Its Biota.” Journal Articles. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, no. 219 (2005): 23–33.
Dilliard, K., M. C. Pope, S. T. Hasiotis, and B. S. Lieberman. “Integrated Carbon Isotope Curve, Sea Level History, and Biostratigraphy for the Early Cambrian Sekwi Formation, Selwyn Basin, Northwest Territories, Canada.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America and Geological Association of Canada, 2005.
Rode, A. L., and B. S. Lieberman. “Integrating Biogeography and Evolution Using Phylogenetics and PaleoGIS: A Case Study Involving Devonian Crustaceans.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 79 (2005): 267–76.
Randell, R. D., B. S. Lieberman, S. T. Hasiotis, and M. C. Pope. “New Chancelloriids from the Early Cambrian Sekwi Formation with a Comment on Chancelloriid Affinities.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 79 (2005): 1002–11.
Rode, A. L., and B. S. Lieberman. “Paleobiogeographic Patterns in the Middle and Late Devonian Emphasizing Laurentia.” Journal Articles. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, no. 222 (2005): 272–84.
Lieberman, B. S., and A. Stigall Rode, eds. Paleobiogeography: Generating New Insights into the Coevolution of the Earth and Its Biota. Books. Vol. 11. Lawrence, KS: Paleontological Society, 2005.
Lieberman, B. S., and A. Stigall Rode. “Paleobiogeography: Tracking the Coevolution of the Earth and Its Biota.” Book Chapters. In Paleobiogeography: Generating New Insights into the Coevolution of the Earth and Its Biota, edited by B. S. Lieberman and A. Stigall Rode, 1–3. Lawrence, KS: Paleontological Society, 2005.
Lieberman, B. S. “Paleontology along the Canol Road: Byway of Cultural, Natural, and Evolutionary History.” Periodicals (newsletter, magazine, etc.). Kansas Alumni Magazine, 2005.
Lieberman, B. S. “Range Expansion, Extinction, and Biogeographic Congruence: A Deep Time Perspective.” Book Chapters. In Frontiers in Biogeography: New Directions in the Geography of Nature, edited by L. Heaney and B. Riddle, 111–24. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Press, 2005.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book Cambro-Ordovician Studies I, Memoir 30 of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists.” Book Reviews. Palaios, 2005.
Briggs, D. E., and B. S. Lieberman. “Soft Bodied Fossils from the Middle Cambrian of Utah, USA.” Abstracts. Fourth International Symposium on the Cambrian System, Nanjing Institute of Paleontology, 2005.
Lieberman, B. S., and E. S. Vrba. “Stephen Jay Gould on Species Selection: 30 Years of Insight.” Journal Articles. Paleobiology, no. 31 (2005): 113–21.
Eldredge, N., J. Thompson, P. Brakefield, S. Gavrilets, D. Jablonski, J. Jackson, R. Lenski, B. S. Lieberman, M. McPeek, and W. Miller III. “The Dynamics of Evolutionary Stasis.” Journal Articles. Paleobiology, no. 31 (2005): 133–45.
Moore, R. A., and B. S. Lieberman. “The Taphonomy of Lower and Middle Cambrian Arthropods from the Pioche Shale of Nevada.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2005.
Rode, A. Stigall, and R. S. Lieberman. “Using Environmental Niche Modelling to Study the Late Devonian Biodiversity Crisis.” Book Chapters. In Understanding Late Devonian and Permian-Triassic Biotic and Climatic Events:  Towards an Integrated Approach, edited by D. J. Over, J. R. Morrow, and P. B. Wignall, 93–180. Elsevier, Amsterdam: Developments in Palaeontology and Stratigraphy, 2005.
Dilliard, K. A., M. C. Pope, S. T. Hasiotis, and B. S. Lieberman. “A New Carbon Isotope Curve for the Early Cambrian Sekwi Formation, Selwyn Basin, Northwest Territories, Canada.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2004.
Meert, J. G., and B. S. Lieberman. “A Palaeomagnetic and Palaeobiogeographic Perspective on Latest Neoproterozoic and Early Cambrian Tectonic Events.” Journal Articles. Journal of the Geological Society of London, no. 161 (2004): 1–11.
Lieberman, B. S., and J. G. Meert. “Biogeography and the Nature and Timing of the Cambrian Radiation.” Book Chapters. In Neoproterozoic-Cambrian Biological Revolutions, edited by J. H. Lipps and B. M. Waggoner, 10:79–91, 2004.
Lieberman, B. S. “Did a Gamma Ray Burst Initiate the Late Ordovician Mass Extinction?” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2004.
Melott, A. L., B. S. Lieberman, C. M. Laird, L. D. Martin, M. V. Medvedev, B. C. Thomas, J. K. Cannizo, N. Gehrels, and C. H. Jackman. “Did a Gamma-Ray Burst Initiate the Late Ordovician Mass Extinction?” Journal Articles. International Journal of Astrobiology, no. 3 (2004): 55–61.
Cornette, J. L., and B. S. Lieberman. “Random Walks in the History of Life.” Journal Articles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A., no. 101 (2004): 187–91.
Lieberman, B. S. “Revised Biostratigraphy, Systematics, and Paleobiogeography of the Trilobites from the Middle Cambrian Nelson Limestone, Antarctica.” Other. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, 2004.
Rode, A., and B. S. Lieberman. “Using GIS to Study the Biogeography of the Late Devonian Biodiversity Crisis.” Journal Articles. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, no. 211 (2004): 345–59.
Lieberman, B. S. “A New Soft-Bodied Fauna: The Pioche Formation of Nevada.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 77 (2003): 676–92.
Lieberman, B. S. “Biogeography.” Encyclopedia/Dictionary Entries. The Encyclopedia of Biodiversity. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2003.
Lieberman, B. S. “Biogeography of the Cambrian Radiation: Deducing Geological Processes from Trilobite Evolution.” Journal Articles. Special Papers in Palaeontology, no. 70 (2003): 59–72.
Pope, M. C., K. A. Dilliard, S. T. Hasiotis, and B. S. Lieberman. “Deep Subtidal Deposits, Early Cambrian Sekwi Formation, Northwest Territories, Canada.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2003.
Hasiotis, S. T., B. S. Lieberman, M. C. Pope, and K. Dilliard. “Earliest Traces of Life on Land: Arthropod Trackways and Other Ichna in Early Cambrian (Nevadella Zone) Intertidal to Supratidal Deposits, Mackenzie Mountains, Northwest Territories, Canada.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2003.
Murphy, J., M. C. Pope, K. Dilliard, B. S. Lieberman, and S. T. Hasiotis. “Early Cambrian Algal, Archaeocyathan, Tabulaconus Mounds, Sekwi Formation, Selwyn Basin, Mackenzie Mountains, Canada.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2003.
Rode, A., and B. S. Lieberman. “GIS and Phylogenetics, a Combined Approach to Understanding Biogeographic Changes in the Late Devonian.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2003.
Lieberman, B. S. Glossary of Geology. Books. Edited by J. Jackson. AGI, 2003.
Lieberman, B. S. “Macroevolution, Biogeography, and the Search for Congruence.” Abstracts. International Biogeography Society Inaugural Meeting, 2003, 3–4.
Lieberman, B. S. “Natural Selection.” Encyclopedia/Dictionary Entries. The Encyclopedia of Biodiversity. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2003.
Rode, A. L., B. S. Lieberman, and A. J. Rowell. “New Early Cambrian Bradoriida (Crustacea?) From Antarctica.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 77 (2003): 691–97.
Lieberman, B. S. “Paleobiogeography: Integrating Plate Tectonics and Evolution.” Journal Articles. Priscum 1, no. 12 (2003): 9–11.
Lieberman, B. S. “Paleobiogeography: The Relevance of Fossils to Biogeography.” Journal Articles. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, no. 34 (2003): 51–69.
Cornette, J., and B. S. Lieberman. “Random Walks in the History of Life.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2003.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book Exceptional Fossil Preservation.” Book Reviews. Quarterly Review of Biology, 2003.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book Palaeobiogeography and Biodiversity Change: The Ordovician and Mesozoic-Cenozoic Radiations.” Book Reviews. Palaeontologia Electronica, 2003. http://palaeo-electronica.org.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book Palaeobiology II.” Book Reviews. Quarterly Review of Biology, 2003.
Lieberman, B. S. “Schuchert Award Speech.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 77 (2003): 815–16.
Lieberman, B. S. “Stephen Jay Gould: His Evolving, Hierarchical Thoughts on Stasis.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2003.
Lieberman, B. S. “Taking the Pulse of the Cambrian Radiation.” Journal Articles. Journal of Integrative and Comparative Biology, no. 43 (2003): 229–37.
Lieberman, B. S. “Unifying Theory and Methodology in Biogeography.” Journal Articles. Evolutionary Biology, no. 33 (2003): 1–25.
Cornette, J. L., B. S. Lieberman, and R. H. Goldstein. “A Significant Relationship between Macroevolutionary Origination Rates and Phanerozoic PCO2 Levels.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2002.
Lieberman, B. S. “Biogeography with and without the Fossil Record.” Journal Articles. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, no. 178(1-2) (2002): 39–52.
Cornette, J. L., B. S. Lieberman, and R. H. Goldstein. “Documenting a Significant Relationship between Macroevolutionary Origination Rates and Phanerozoic PC02 Levels.” Journal Articles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A, no. 99 (2002): 7832–35.
Lieberman, B. S. “Paleobiogeography: From Evolution to Global Change.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2002.
Meert, J. G., and B. S. Lieberman. “Paleogeography & Biogeography in the Neoproterozoic: Some Hints about Rodinia.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2002.
Lieberman, B. S. “Phylogenetic Analysis of Some Basal Early Cambrian Trilobites, the Biogeographic Origins of the Eutrilobita, and the Timing of the Cambrian Radiation.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 76 (2002): 672–88.
Rode, A., and B. S. Lieberman. “Phylogenetic and Biogeographic Analysis of Devonian Phyllocarid Crustaceans.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 76 (2002): 271–86.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of PaleoBase: Macrofossils Part 1.0.” Book Reviews. Palaios, 2002.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book Deep Time: Paleobiology’s Perspective.” Book Reviews. Quarterly Review of Biology, 2002.
Lieberman, B. S. “Taking the Pulse of the Cambrian Radiation.” Abstracts. SICB Annual Meeting, no. 41 (2002): 1506.
Lieberman, B. S. “Using Phylogenetic Palaeobiogeography of Trilobites to Study Cambrian Global Change.” Abstracts. 3rd International Conference on Trilobites and Their Relatives, April 4, 2001, 21.
Lieberman, B. S. “A Probabilistic Analysis of Rates of Speciation during the Cambrian Radiation.” Journal Articles. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Biological Sciences, no. 268 (2001): 1707–14.
Lieberman, B. S. “Analyzing Speciation Rates in Macroevolutionary Studies.” Book Chapters. In Fossils, Phylogeny, and Form: An Analytical Approach, edited by J. Adrain, G. D. Edgecombe, and B. S. Lieberman, 340–58. New York: Plenum Press/Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.
Rode, A., and B. S. Lieberman. “Assessing the Role of Invasive Species in Mediating Mass Extinctions: A Case Study Using Devonian Phyllocarids.” Abstracts. North American Paleontological Convention Abstracts with Programs 1, no. 2 (2001): A109.
Adrain, J., G. D. Edgecombe, and B. S. Lieberman, eds. Fossils, Phylogeny, and Form: An Analytical Approach. Books. New York: Plenum Press/Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.
Rode, A., and B. S. Lieberman. “New Early Cambrian Bradoriida (Crustacea?) From Antarctica: Implications for Bradoriid Biogeography and Evolution.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Annual Meeting, 2001, A379.
Adrain, J., G. D. Edgecombe, and B. S. Lieberman. “Paleobiology: An Empirical Historical Science.” Book Chapters. In Fossils, Phylogeny, and Form: An Analytical Approach, edited by J. Adrain, G. D. Edgecombe, and B. S. Lieberman, 1–7. New York: Plenum Press/Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.
Lieberman, B. S. “Phylogenetic Analysis of the Olenellina (Trilobita, Cambrian).” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 75 (2001): 96–115.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book Fossil Crinoids.” Book Reviews. Quarterly Review of Biology, 2001.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book Phylogenetic Analysis of Morphological Data.” Book Reviews. American Paleontologist, 2001.
Lieberman, B. S. “Using Biogeography to Constrain the Timing of the Cambrian Radiation.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2001, A430.
Lieberman, B. S. “Letter to the Editor.” Periodicals (newsletter, magazine, etc.). University Daily Kansan, June 19, 2000.
Cartwright, P., R. Kaesler, B. S. Lieberman, and A. Melott. A Kansan’s Guide to Science. Books, 2000.
Lieberman, B. S. “A New Early Cambrian Lagerstatten and Disparate Selectivities During Cambrian Extinctions.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2000, A301.
Lieberman, B. S. “Applying Molecular Phylogeography to Test Paleoecological Hypotheses: A Case Study Involving Amblema Plicata (Mollusca, Unionidae).” Book Chapters. In Evolutionary Paleoecology, edited by W. D. Allmon and D. Bottjer, 83–103. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000.
Lieberman, B. S. Paleobiogeography: Using Fossils to Study Global Change, Plate Tectonics, and Evolution. Books. New York: Plenum Press/Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000.
Lieberman, B. S. “Quantitative Paleontological Approaches to Reconstructing Tectonic Events Involving Gondwanan Cratons.” Abstracts. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, no. 81(48) (2000).
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book The Fossils of the Hunsruck Slate: Marine Life in the Devonian.” Book Reviews. Quarterly Review of Biology, 2000.
Lieberman, B. S., and R. L. Kaesler. “Scientific Value of Collections of Natural History Museums: The Concept of Completeness.” Book Chapters. In Paleontological Society Special Publication, 109–17, 2000.
Rode, A., and B. S. Lieberman. “Using GIS and Phylogenetics to Study the Role of Invasive Species During the Late Devonian Biodiversity Crisis.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2000, A368.
Ruden, D., P. Cartwright, and B. S. Lieberman. “Evolution Is Science.” Periodicals (newsletter, magazine, etc.). Topeka Capital-Journal, June 1, 1999.
Smith, L. H., and B. S. Lieberman. “Disparity and Constraint in Olenelloid Trilobites and the Cambrian Radiation.” Journal Articles. Paleobiology, no. 25 (1999): 459–70.
Lieberman, B. S. “Phylogenetic Paleobiogeography: Strengths, Methods, and Case Studies.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 1999, A138.
Lieberman, B. S. “Presentation of the 1998 Harrell L. Strimple Award to LeGrand Smith.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 73 (1999): 727.
Lieberman, B. S. “Systematic Revision of the Olenelloidea (Trilobita, Cambrian).” Other. Bulletin of the Yale University Peabody Museum of Natural History, 1999.
Lieberman, B. S. “Testing the Darwinian Legacy of the Cambrian Radiation Using Trilobite Phylogeny and Biogeography.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 73 (1999): 176–81.
Lieberman, B. S. Turnover Pulse in Trilobites during the Acadian Orogeny. Conference Proceedings. Proceedings of the Appalachian Biogeography Symposium, 1999.
Lieberman, B. S. “A Probabilistic Analysis of Rates of Evolution During the Cambrian Radiation.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 1998, A233.
Lieberman, B. S. “Cladistic Analysis of the Early Cambrian Olenelloid Trilobites.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 72 (1998): 59–78.
Smith, L. H., and B. S. Lieberman. “Disparity of the Olenelloid Trilobites and the Cambrian Radiation.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts with Programs, 1998, A233.
Lieberman, B. S. Glossary of Geology. Books. Edited by J. Jackson. AGI, 1998.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book Arthropod Fossils and Phylogeny.” Book Reviews. American Journal of Science, 1998.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book Evolutionary Paleobiology.” Book Reviews. Quarterly Review of Biology, 1998.
White, R. D., and B. S. Lieberman. “Type Catalog of Trilobites in the Peabody Museum of Natural History.” Journal Articles. Yale University Postilla, no. 214 (1998): 1–151.
Carvalho, M. D., G. D. Edgecombe, and B. S. Lieberman. “Devonian Calmoniid Trilobites from the Parnaiba Basin, Piaui State, Brazil.” Journal Articles. American Museum Novitates, no. 3192 (1997): 1–11.
Lieberman, B. S. “Early Cambrian Cladistic Biogeography, 1997.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 1997, A30.
Lieberman, B. S. “Early Cambrian Paleogeography and Tectonic History: A Biogeographic Approach.” Journal Articles. Geology, no. 25 (1997): 1039–42.
Lieberman, B. S., and G. Kloc. “Evolutionary and Biogeographic Patterns in the Asteropyginae (Trilobita, Devonian).” Other. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 1997.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book Refiguring Life.” Book Reviews. New York Times Review of Books, June 14, 1996.
Lieberman, B. S., and S. Dudgeon. “An Evaluation of Stabilizing Selection as a Mechanism for Stasis.” Journal Articles. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, and Palaeoecology, no. 127 (1996): 229–38.
Lieberman, B. S., and N. Eldredge. “Trilobite Biogeography in the Middle Devonian: Geological Processes and Analytical Methods.” Journal Articles. Paleobiology, no. 22 (1996): 66–79.
Lieberman, B. S., and E. S. Vrba. “Evolutionary and Biogeographic Impacts of the Acadian Orogeny on Eastern North American Trilobite Clades.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Northeastern Sectional Meeting, 1995, 64–65.
Lieberman, B. S., and E. Vrba. “Hierarchy Theory, Selection, and Sorting: A Phylogenetic Perspective.” Journal Articles. BioScience, no. 45 (1995): 394–99.
Lieberman, B. S. “Paleontology.” Encyclopedia/Dictionary Entries. The Academic American Encyclopedia. Danbury, CT: Grolier Press, 1995.
Lieberman, B. S., C. E. Brett, and N. Eldredge. “Patterns and Processes of Stasis in Two Species Lineages from the Middle Devonian of New York State.” Journal Articles. Paleobiology, no. 21 (1995): 15–27.
Lieberman, B. S. “Phylogenetic Trends and Speciation: Analyzing Macroevolutionary Processes and Levels of Selection.” Book Chapters. In New Approaches to Speciation in the Fossil Record, edited by D. Erwin and R. Anstey, 299–321. New York: Columbia University Press, 1995.
Lieberman, B. S. “Evolution of the Trilobite Subfamily Proetinae and the Origin, Evolutionary Affinity, and Extinction of the Middle Devonian Proetid Fauna of Eastern North America.” Other. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 1994.
Lieberman, B. S., C. E. Brett, and N. Eldredge. “Patterns and Processes of Stasis and Change in Brachiopod Species Lineages.” Other, 1994.
Lieberman, B. S. “Patterns and Processes of Stasis in Species-Lineages.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 1994, A454.
Lieberman, B. S. “Trilobita.” Encyclopedia/Dictionary Entries. The Academic American Encyclopedia. Danbury, CT: Grolier Press, 1994.
Lieberman, B. S., W. D. Allmon, and N. Eldredge. “Levels of Selection and Macroevolutionary Patterns in the Turritellid Gastropods.” Journal Articles. Paleobiology, no. 19 (1993): 205–15.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book Development and Evolution.” Book Reviews. BioScience, 1993.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book The Living Earth.” Book Reviews. Quarterly Review of Biology, 1993.
Lieberman, B. S. “Review of the Book Understanding Catastrophe.” Book Reviews. Quarterly Review of Biology, 1993.
Lieberman, B. S. “Systematics and Biogeography of the ‘Metacryphaeus Group,’ (Trilobita,Devonian) with a Comment on Adaptive Radiations and the Geological History of the Malvinokaffric Realm.” Journal Articles. Journal of Paleontology, no. 67 (1993): 549–70.
Lieberman, B. S. “An Extension of the SMRS Concept into a Phylogenetic Context.” Journal Articles. Evolutionary Theory, no. 10 (1992): 157–61.
Lieberman, B. S., and W. D. Allmon. “Levels of Selection: An Analysis of the Forces Driving Diversification in the Turritellid Gastropods.” Abstracts. Paleontological Society Special Publication 6 (1992): 185.
Lieberman, B. S., and W. D. Allmon. “Phylogenetic Trends and Speciation: Analyzing Macroevolutionary Processes.” Abstracts. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 1992, A139.
Lieberman, B. S., G. D. Edgecombe, and N. Eldredge. “Systematics and Biogeography of the ‘Malvinella Group,’ Calmoniidae (Trilobita, Devonian).” Journal Articles, no. 65 (1991): 824–43.

Selected Work

The History of Life: A Brief Survey. 2012 - Present
Trilobites: Extinct Evolutionary Marvels. 2011 - Present

Selected Grants

Digitization TCN: Collaborative Research: The Cretaceous World: Digitizing Fossils to Reconstruct Evolving Ecosystems in the Western Interior Seaway. NSF Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections. $519636.00. (7/1/2016 - 6/30/2020). Federal. Status: Funded. KU is the lead institution and I am the lead PI, with co-PIs at KU Jim Beach and Chris Beard and co-PIs at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Laurie Anderson and Maribeth Price, along with collaborators at American Museum of Natural History, Fort Hays State University/Sternberg Museum of Natural History, Paleontological Research Institution, University of Colorado, University of New Mexico, University of Texas, and Yale University; $2,100,000 total, with $519,636 to KU
Integrating fossil data into likelihood-based phylogenetic analyses with trilobites as a model system. NSF Systematic Biology. $448665.00. (1/1/2013 - 9/30/2019). Federal. Status: Funded
Digitization TCN: Collaborative Research: Digitizing Fossils to Enable New Syntheses in Biogeography- Creating a PALEONICHES-TCN. NSF Emerging Frontiers, Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections. $600000.00. (1/1/2012 - 6/30/2019). Federal. Status: Funded. Lieberman is the lead PI, with co-PIs at KU Una Farrell and Jim Beach and collaborators at San José State and Ohio University; $950,000 total, with $600,000 to KU
Revisionary systematics of Cheirurid trilobites. NSF Systematic Biology RevSys. $213000.00. (1/1/2007 - 12/31/2013). Federal. Status: Funded. $450,000 total, with $213,000 to KU
Archiving the history of life: High-density storage to solve space needs for an invertebrate paleontology research and teaching collection. NSF DBI. $251708.00. (1/1/2004 - 12/31/2010). Federal. Status: Funded
An integrative paleontological and paleoenvironmental study of the Middle Cambrian Spence, Wheeler, and Marjum soft-bodied faunas of Utah. NSF Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology. $110000.00. (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2008). Federal. Status: Funded. $250,000 total, with $110,000 to KU
Did a gamma ray burst cause the late Ordovician mass extinction?. NASA Exobiology. $417552.00. (1/1/2004 - 12/31/2007). Federal. Status: Funded
Self Faculty Scholar Award. KU Endowment Association. $150000.00. (1/1/2003 - 12/31/2006). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
A Sequence, Chemo-, and Biostratigraphic Study of Late Early Cambrian Rocks, Southern Selwyn Basin, Mackenzie Mountains, N.W.T., Canada. NSF Geology and Paleontology. $117000.00. (1/1/2001 - 12/31/2005). Federal. Status: Funded. $212,000 total, with $117,000 to KU
Assessing the Long Term Effects of Invasive Species Using the Fossil Record. NSF EPSCoR First Award. $35000.00. (1/1/2000 - 12/31/2003). Federal. Status: Funded
Characterization of the Fauna of the Middle Cambrian Nelson Limestone: A Fauna of Relevance to Antarctic Geology. NSF-OPP Antarctic Geology and Geophysics. $60000.00. (1/1/2000 - 12/31/2003). Federal. Status: Funded
Early Cambrian Climate and Evolution. National Geographic. $20000.00. (1/1/2001 - 12/31/2002). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded
Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Earth Sciences. National Science Foundation. $72000.00. (1/1/1995 - 12/31/1997). Federal. Status: Funded
 

 

     


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